Friday, June 15, 2018

Highlights From APA’s 2018 Annual Meeting: Issue #1

Everett Sums Up State of Psychiatry in America and Where Profession Is Headed

One of the keys to psychiatry’s future is the development of innovative technologies that will reduce administrative burdens and improve patient care.

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Talking About Firearms With Patients Necessary, But Examine Your Beliefs First

When talking with patients about gun ownership and storage issues, proceed with respect and neutrality.

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APA Poll Finds Americans’ Anxiety Is Increasing, Especially About Health, Safety, and Finances

Many Americans are dealing with stress and anxiety in various areas of their lives, especially with regard to money and paying bills, finds an APA poll.

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Familial History of Psychiatric Disorders Key in Predicting Postpartum Risk

An AJP study reports that the risk of experiencing a postpartum psychiatric episode was highest when mothers had a first-degree relative with bipolar disorder.

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Online Support Shows Potential of Tech-Based MH Care, Insel Says

Online counseling networks show how simple technological approaches can reduce delays in care and build online help communities.

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